The Interventions to Promote Glycemic Control Medication Management of Patients with Type 2 Diabetes in Thailand: A Systematic review

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Ausanee Wanchai
Awinon Buaprachum

Abstract

          Diabetes Mellitus has been a public health problem of Thailand. The Purpose of this systematic review was to synthesize interventions to promote glycemic control medication management and their outcomes among patients with type 2 diabetes in Thailand. The published-related research papers from January 1st 2010 to 31 June 2020 were searched from electronic databases, including ThaiLis, ThaiJo, CINAHL, Google scholar and ScienceDirect. There were 7 papers met the inclusion criteria. The findings of the study showed that interventions to promote diabetes medication management of patients with type 2 diabetes in Thailand could be categorized into 3 patterns, including: 1) pharmacist-driven interventions, 2) education with instructional media, 3) education with social support, and 4) reminders for medication use. All these four patterns could enhance clinical outcomes, including reduced glycosylated hemoglobin levels or fasting blood glucose levels and also could help to improve the effectiveness of medication use behaviors. Therefore, the authors suggested that health care providers should apply these interventions for Thai patients with type 2 diabetes so that they can control their blood sugar levels. In addition, further research with large sample sizes is needed.

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